Could a North Korean athlete defect to South Korea during the Olympics?

Could a North Korean athlete defect to South Korea during the Olympics?

Pence met with President Moon Jae-in to advocate a clear-eyed approach toward his bellicose, nuclear-armed neighbor, warning against North Korean use of the games to paint a false picture of itself.

A young performer participates in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.

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This time around however, the North has barely had to spend a dime. Intel's record-setting drone show as prerecorded but the company will be putting up smaller drones shows every evening during the event, weather permitting. The drone performance hasn't aired yet in the U.S. because of time zone differences. Why do some athletes give up on other sports to become curlers? I'm very excited because I think it's going to be a super cool conversation starter one day.

The schedule for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics was similarly impacted by poor course conditions and bad weather at Whistler with the men's downhill postponed by two days.

The event was hosted by South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon for North Korea's high-level delegation.

It turns out the spectators were there the whole time - they were just hidden from TV cameras by LED lights. "And it also is a signal that North Korea is not this crazy, weird former Cold War state - but it too has young women that are capable and are the future leadership".

"It's in essence technology meeting art", says Anil Nanduri, general manager of Intel's drone group to Wired. "But if you want to talk, we'll talk", he added.

"I'm still looking up to the big screen to see the result". Before arriving in the South to attend the Winter Games, US Vice President Mike Pence warned that Pyongyang's charm offensive wasn't fooling anyone.

Wind and ice pellets left Olympic snowboarders simply trying to stay upright in conditions that many felt were unfit for competition, the best ski jumpers on the planet dealing with swirling gusts and biathletes aiming to shoot straight.

Japan does not participate in the military exercises, but it is within reach of North Korean missiles and relies heavily on U.S. forces and their readiness to deal with that threat.

As for who sits where: "The final decision is made by the Blue House" - the Korean White House - "and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs", said Yu Chaeyeon, a spokesperson with the local organizing committee.

He also said there were more sanctions coming for Pyongyang, but didn't outline what they would be.

Japanese short-track speedskater Kei Saito tested positive for the banned diuretic Acetalozamide in the first doping case of the Pyeongchang Games.

Trump's silence on the Pyeongchang Games mirrors his relative lack of comment during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Maxwell from Georgetown University hypothesized.

Earlier, Moon warmly greeted North Korea's 90-year-old nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam, as they attended the VIP reception.

On the ice, there's no barrier.